Building Energy Management Techniques and Strategies for Engineers and Facility Managers

Building Energy Management Techniques and Strategies for Engineers and Facility Managers

Custom Course Offers Facility Managers Training for Assessment, ongoing Energy Management, Low Cost/No Cost ECMs

This two-day course was developed to instruct building and facility managers in basic principles aimed at improving energy efficiency and system performance. Attendees learn basic energy management strategies, including evaluating energy bills, establishing building energy baselines and other performance metrics; developing facility benchmarks, low cost/no cost techniques for improving efficiency and performance, and code compliance.

Sample O&M Course Agenda and Additional Information

This course is preapproved for incentives provided by Pepco and Baltimore Gas & Electric that are available to contractors and building operation personnel, who will be eligible to receive a cash rebate of 80% of enrollment costs per course. For more information and to download the incentive application, follow these links: 

Pepco Operations & Maintenance Training
BG&E Building Operation Training

Course Content

Assembling and evaluating utility data

Establishing energy balance

Energy auditing and retro-commissioning

Site assessment / investigation techniques

No Cost / Low Cost strategies for energy savings

Evaluation of Energy Opportunities

Opportunities with refrigeration & cooling systems

Opportunities with boilers, steam & heating water systems

Opportunities with HVAC terminal distribution systems

Strategies for ensuring persistence of savings

Instructor Bio

Paul Raschilla Owner, Acceptance Engineering

Mr. Raschilla has over 25 years of MEP-FP engineering, strategic growth leadership, design & construction, field testing and building commissioning experience. Direct implementation in Facilities Operations, Design Team and Project Team management, R&D processes, global manufacturing, and military sectors.

Offering a unique perspective backed by positions as Partner for a world-class Engineering Group, Plant Engineer at an Ivy League University and as MEP Executive at a general construction firm.

His expertise includes the overall mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, life safety, control systems integration and documentation within Bio-Safety Lab (Levels 2, 3, A3+), radiology imaging, new construction, renovations, physical plant, infrastructure upgrades, and critical load emergency planning. He is a Certified Energy Management Professional by the Energy Management Association where he serves on its Certification Council.